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NCLEX Nutrition

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. What milk products are avoided in the pyramid and not a good supply of calcium?






2. What color vegetables are to be consumed more of?






3. Fats are needed for proper absorption of these vitamins






4. What orange vegetables are good to eat?






5. What does DASH stand for?






6. What water soluble vitamins are easily excreted from body?






7. If inadequate amounts of protein can lead to this






8. What function is vitamin A?






9. Promote normal metabolism - and prevent this nutrient from being used for energy






10. What foods are needed for pellegra - dermatitis - diarrhea - and dementia?






11. How many cal/gram are carbohydrates?






12. What are healthy sources of fats?






13. How much fruit is to be eaten/day?






14. What foods have high quality protein?






15. What type of patients are to utilize nutritional screening initiatives NSI?






16. What is normal BMI?






17. When does BMR increase?






18. Sources of fats






19. How many calories/gram is protein?






20. What type of people need extra protein?






21. This tool assesses each body system for nutrent excess or deficiency






22. What illness is a direct result of vitamin D deficiency?






23. What lab value shows iron stores of visceral body protein?






24. These nutrients required for proper growth - development - body repair - fluid and electrolyte balance - produce enzymes - hormones and antibodies






25. What is the recording tool for all foods/beverages consumed in last 24 hours includes time - location - portion?






26. Protein stores show short term changes of which lab value






27. What are the 5 major functions of vitamins?






28. Where can you get more vitamin D?






29. Where can you find good sources of vitamin E?






30. How much milk is to be consumed per day?






31. When does BMR decrease?






32. What is the function of vitamin E?






33. Food freqency questionnaire is used over this time period to track nutrients not consumed daily






34. Waist circumference correlates apple versus pear body type and reflects risk pattern for disease






35. Fats can lead to some medical problems






36. What type of albumin levels will show malnutrtion?






37. What is normal albumin levels?






38. What clinical administration is used and checked by albumin - prealbumin - and transferrin and overall nutrtion?






39. How much vegetables are to be eaten per day?






40. What type of fat is to kept to an all time low for consumption?






41. What is the function of vitamin C?






42. These cannot be synthesized by body and must be obtained by diet






43. The higher the BMR a client has --






44. How much more calories are needed for pregnancy?






45. How much meat/beans should be eaten?






46. What does basal metabolic rate BMR calculate?






47. If a patient. was riboflavin B2 deficient what foods are good sources of B2?






48. Name six sources of grains






49. If fat intake is insufficient then expect these medical problems






50. What foods are good sources of carbohydrates?